ONCE A YEAR 1970s BRITISH FOLKLORE
ENGLISH EASTER FOLK LORE CUSTOMS BRITISH TRADITION MUMMING MUMMERS EASTER PLAY MIDGLEY PACE EGG PLAY YORKSHIRE
Midgley Pace Egg Play Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire. England. Group photograph the Mumming play is performed by school children of Calder Valley High School.
There are several theories to the word ‘Pace’, it is possibly derived from the Latin pascha, literally meaning Easter, or the Hebrew word for Passover. Or alternatively it may simply be a dialect form of the word "peace".
The Pace Egg Play is a traditional village Mumming play that some researchers...